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Beat the Heat: 5 Free Air Conditioned Activities

5 Free Air-Conditioned Activities

With the extreme heat this week, indoor air-conditioned locations are definitely the best choice for family fun, especially if you don’t have air conditioning at home. But, many indoor locations such as indoor play places have an admission fee which can get expensive with the number of hot days that we’ve had this summer.  I’ve put …

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Knoebels Amusement Park - Travel Thursday

Knoebels Amusement Park – Travel Thursday

This post about Knoebels Amusement Park is part of our summer Travel Thursday series. My husband grew up going to the Knoebels Amusement Park in Elysburg, PA. We have been visiting as a family yearly since 2009. Knoebels Amusement Park grew out of a picnic grove and campground and still offers open access from the adjacent …

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Rolling Hills Water Park - Zero Entry Pool

Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. On Sunday we made our first trip of the season to Rolling Hills Water Park. We usually visit earlier in the summer, but either my daughter was camping with her Girl Scout troop or we had other activities going on.  Our Visit to Rolling Hills …

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Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. We have updated prices and pictures for 2019. About Putterz Putterz offers 3 miniature golf …

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Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

Healthy Habits from Together Counts & Girl Scouts

Disclosure: As part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network, Ann Arbor with Kids was compensated for sharing this information by Together Counts/Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital.  When I was approached by the Mom It Forward Blogger Network about working on a project for Together Counts and Girl Scouts of the Nation’s Capital about their Healthy Habits initiative, I …

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Strawberry Fudge Mini-Milkshake

Strawberry Fudge Mini Milkshake Recipe

Mini-Milkshakes are the perfect summer treat for kids. They offer a sweet treat in a great size for kids. Our Strawberry Fudge Mini-Milkshake incorporates fresh local produce (and fudge) into the drink. Visiting the Farmers Market This morning, my daughter and I stopped at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market to buy fruit and vegetables for the week. …

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Adventure Park in West Bloomfield

The Adventure Park – “The Best Day of My Whole Life”

When I first heard about The Adventure Park opening in West Bloomfield last summer I was intrigued. I thought it sounded great, but didn’t know how my daughter would feel about it. This year, her Girl Scout troop decided to use their cookie money to plan a trip to the Adventure Park to go zip …

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Review of Blue Heron Bay at Independence Lake

This afternoon my daughter and I met friends at the new Blue Heron Bay spray play facility at Independence Lake that opened this summer. It was our first visit to the new facility. When I first heard about Blue Heron Bay at Independence Lake, I was excited because my daughter had not particularly liked the …

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